Publisher description for Fertility and mortality : theory, methodology, and empirical issues / edited by K. Mahadevan with P.J. Reddy & D.A. Naidu.


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Eighteen distinguished scholars examine the socio-economic determinants of fertility and of patterns of mortality. They provide valuable theoretical insights and original research data, making a significant contribution to population studies. Recent contributions to theories of fertility are reviewed, cultural, psychological and socio-economic factors which influence fertility are considered, and various analytical frameworks for mortality studies are considered.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Fertility, Human.
Fertility, Human -- India -- Case studies.
Mortality.